Community management and community leadership is a growing, changing field. I first got into this kind of work when I led communities for PLP. At that time, it was almost a completely new concept. It was interesting and sometimes difficult to work in an entirely new sector as we were almost inventing frameworks as we went along. Community management / leadership, combining kids with academic material, their passions, and their learning is like that.
The technical set up behind the Idea Hive community has grown and changed into its present form over a few years. I have been blogging with students since 2005 and each year, something gets changed, tweaked, and hopefully improved. ... Read Post
As the school year is ending, I'm starting with Ning. I spent the winter working with a great PLP cohort from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. As a PLP Community Leader, I had spent a lot of time working in the... Read Post